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New Bequia Hotel Plans November Debut

 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean’s most charming little islands is about to get a major new boutique hotel. The Liming, Bequia, a boutique by global hotel firm ICMI, is planning to make its debut Nov. 1, …

New Boutique Hotel Coming to Bequia: The Liming

 Global boutique hotel management company ICMI is planning its Caribbean debut. ICMI, or Inverlochy Castle Management International, is launching The Liming, a boutique hotel on the island of Bequia in the Grenadines. The property, which is slated to open Nov. …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Princess Margaret Beach, Bequia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The latest Caribbean Photo of the Week winner is Caribbean Journal reader Russell Smith, who sent in this superb shot from Princess Margaret Beach on the island of Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines. …

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 The new Firefly Villas beachfront home community has officially broken ground in the Grenadines. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves oversaw the ceremony in Bequia, which marks the start of construction on the residences. The project is …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Jeffrey Rich, who sent in this magnificent shot of the view during a stay at a villa in Bequia. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com …

Firefly Villas

 A new beachfront villa development is breaking ground on the Grenadine island of Bequia. The Firefly Villas will break ground Sept. 29, with construction slated to begin in early October. The project is a 15-home collection that is part of …

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 There aren’t any really “big” islands in the Caribbean — it’s all relative. But in the world of Caribbean travel, there are certainly small islands — and some even smaller than that. The latter are often far off the beaten path, …

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 We’ve all had that feeling on one Caribbean trip or another — “what if we don’t go back?” But this is one step further — moving to the Caribbean and living right on the beach, living steps or a short distance …

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